beta rhythm

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  • noun

Synonyms for beta rhythm

the normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person who is awake and alert

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Beta waves (13-18 Hz) are needed to solve a problem or complete a task.
The current increased the activity of normal beta waves -- a kind of brain wave that is usually active during sustained muscle activities, such as holding a book.
The EEG studies showed an increase in beta waves and a decrease in spike wave discharges.
Gamma waves are present during sound sleep; theta waves indicate dozing or sleeping; beta waves are present during an awake, excited state and alpha waves signify an awake, relaxed state.
Beta waves are very-high frequency and are used when a person concentrates.